TENANT NUISANCES

TENANT NUISANCES

Landlord's Notices Reasonably Described Grounds for Nuisance Claim

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant, claiming that tenant violated the building's no-pet policy, failed to provide access for repairs, and created a nuisance. Tenant asked the court to dismiss the case...

Tenant's Alleged Failure to Provide Access for Repairs Didn't Amount to Nuisance

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized supportive housing tenant. Landlord claimed that tenant created a nuisance by failing to provide access for repairs on a number of occasions during an 11-month period. Landlord...

Landlord Doesn't Prove Tenant Created Nuisance

November 17, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance and failing to sign a renewal lease. The court ruled for landlord in part. The court found no nuisance but that tenant had failed to renew his...

Landlord Can Evict Elderly Rent-Stabilized Tenant for Objectionable Conduct

October 29, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict elderly rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord claimed that tenant was interfering with other tenants' comfort and rights by urinating and defecating in wheelchairs, and...

Landlord's Claim that Tenant and Boyfriend Stole Other Tenant's Packages Dismissed

October 28, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for violating her lease by stealing packages delivered for other tenants in the building. Landlord also claimed that she did this with her boyfriend's assistance....

One Incident Where Tenant Forgot to Turn Off Stove Didn't Create a Nuisance

September 26, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for creating a nuisance in his apartment. Tenant claimed that the one incident involved didn't create a nuisance. The court agreed and dismissed the case. Landlord claimed that...

Condo Unit Owners Sue Each Other for Excessive Noise Claims

September 24, 2018    

Condominium unit owner sued upstairs neighbor, claiming that the neighbor made disturbing noises in violation of the condo bylaws. The upstairs neighbor counterclaimed, claiming that unit owner played and taught...

Landlord Didn't Prove Tenant Removed Smoke Detectors or Caused Fire

August 21, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance by repeatedly removing smoke detectors from her apartment and ultimately causing a fire at the building. Tenant testified at trial that she had...

Landlord Claimed Tenant Operated a Bakery in Apartment

August 21, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance by renting rooms in her apartment on a short-term basis without landlord's consent and for illegal use of the apartment by operating a bakery...

Tenant Didn't Prove Her Son Needed a Guardian Ad Litem During Trial

August 12, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant and her adult son for creating a nuisance in their apartment. After trial, the court ruled for landlord and issued an eviction warrant. But since only the tenant's son engaged in...

Tenant's Guest Shattered Glass Door

July 23, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant because tenant's guest committed a nuisance. The guest had kicked a glass door out of frustration and broke the glass, causing damage to the property. Tenant asked the court to...

Tenant Who Assaulted Building Doorman Can Be Evicted for Nuisance

July 22, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenant for creating a nuisance. Landlord and tenant signed a settlement agreement putting tenant on probation for some period. During that period, tenant agreed not to resume...